Recreation & Sports
Updated On: 1/16/2013 3:12:26 PM
The administrative office for Recreation Activities is located in the basement of Little Hall, Building 2034, Barnett Avenue. The program offers a wide variety of recreational activities designed to help patrons stay in shape and enjoy their leisure time. Golf, boating, bowling, recreational classes, auto skills center, special events, discount ticket sales and more are available. A brief description of individual activities and their phone numbers are listed. For information, call the main office at 703-784-2014.
Auto Hobby Skills Center
Located at Building 2080, behind Pruitt-Hall Barracks, the Auto Hobby Skills Center provides assistance with repair, maintenance and instruction on automotive needs for Marines and their families. The shop offers the assistance of a certified mechanic and the equipment needed to repair and rebuild a personal vehicle as well as classes in preventive maintenance and repairs. The Auto Hobby Skills Center has a retail area stocked with oil, filters and vehicle fluids. To get there, take Andrew Avenue, behind Barber Physical Activities Center, to the end of the road. Call 703-784-2729 or 703-784-1401 for information.
Located on the lower deck of Little Hall, Building 2034, the Bowling Center offers "Glo-Bowling," which creates a club-like atmosphere with a light show and the latest music. Individual units aboard Quantico are authorized to include bowling as part of their PT regimens and have priority for lane usage on Wednesday afternoons. The Bowling Center is available for birthday parties, "wet downs," league and recreational bowling. For information, call 703-784-2210.
Wheel Chair Access — The bowling center "inside" staircase is now equipped with a wheelchair ramp. Handicapped patrons can enter Little Hall via the loading dock, take the elevator to the basement level, and follow the sign to the Bowling Center. It is suggested that patrons contact the Bowling Center staff at 703-784-2210 on evenings and weekends to ensure they can gain entry to the loading dock door.
Located on the main deck of Little Hall, Building 2034, Barnett Avenue, the Base Theater shows near-first run movies four days a week to all authorized patrons. The concession stand is open during movie showings or special events.
For movie schedules, call the theater’s 24-hour automated movie line at 703-784-2638 or visit www.quantico.usmc-mccs.org.
The "Medal of Honor" Golf Course offers eligible patrons, including DOD contractors and all honorably discharged veterans, a wide variety of golf activities. Located off Fuller Road, this facility offers an 18-hole course, practice range, practice putting green, pro shop, locker rooms, banquet-sized pavilion and clubhouse/eatery, Mulligan’s. For information, call 703-784-2424.
& Tours Office
Recreational/Information, Tickets & Tours is located at the Marine Corps Exchange, Building 3500, Russell Road, and offers information and brochures about many local and regional attractions. The staff searches out "hot spots" suitable for individual and family outings and/or tours of special interest to their customers.
Rec/ITT offers discount tickets and coupons to many local attractions: Kings Dominion, Busch Gardens, Six Flags America, Colonial Williamsburg and the MCI Center. For information, call 703-432-8850. A variety of recreational classes in dance, youth gymnastics and martial arts are offered. Contact the Rec/ITT office at 703-432-8850 for the latest class schedules, fees and location.
Located in the Information, Tickets & Tours office in the Marine Corps Exchange, Building 3500, Russell Road, provides discounts on travel, lodging or combination packages. For information, call 703-432-8852.
Lunga Park is nestled along a 420-acre reservoir, located approximately 7.5 miles west of the south gate to Marine Corps Base Quantico on road MCB-4. The park has a wide selection of outdoor activities where you may enjoy the natural beauty of the area including fishing, hiking, camping, boating and bird watching. For information on acquiring fishing licenses (both base and Commonwealth fishing licenses are required), renting watercraft, or reservations for camping or picnic pavilions, call 703-784-5270.
The Marina is located in the town of Quantico at the east end of Potomac Avenue, in Building 25. It has more than 100 slips, offering daytime, overnight and long-term berthing for boats up to 40 feet in length, most with electric hookups. It has restroom and shower facilities, a pump-out station and a small resale service that sells oil, gas, ice and other boat supplies on site. For storage of your recreational vehicle or boat, or for information, call 703-784-2359.
Parks and Recreation
The administrative office is located in the basement of Little Hall, Building 2034, Barnett Avenue. The program offers recreational activities including: boating, fishing, picnicking, camping, swimming and special events. Call the main office at 703-784-2014.
Quantico 50M Pool
This Olympic-size pool for the whole family is adjacent to The Clubs at Quantico, just off of Dunlap Circle. The pool has both a low and high dive, waterslide and a beach-entry wading pool.
The pool offers programming that includes youth and adult swim lessons, lifeguard training, family swims, lap swims and much more. The Quantico 50M pool is also available for private parties. For information, call 703-784-2973.
The Quantico MCCS Athletic Program is located in Barber Physical Activities Center, Building 2073. The Athletic Program is designed to assist Marines in promoting morale and esprit de corps, while keeping physically fit and mentally alert, and to fulfill the leisure needs and interests of military personnel, their family members and eligible DOD civilians. The program provides recreational, informal and competitive athletic activities. The sports program is composed of five elements: All-Marine and higher levels of competition, intramurals, varsity sports, recreational and informal walk-in activities. For information, call 703-784-5627.
Varsity teams compete in the Washington Area Military Athletic Conference as well as local civilian and military tournaments and leagues. They also compete in the Marine Corps East Coast Regionals which can lead to higher levels of competition for Marine athletes such as Armed Forces Championships, Olympics, national and international events. The following Varsity Sports are offered at Quantico: basketball, softball, soccer, rugby, mountain biking, triathlon, golf, bowling, volleyball, cross country and skeet shooting.
Quantico is frequently asked to host other All-Marine, Armed Forces and national events. The athletic office provides support and assistance to Quantico Marines into the All-Marine sports program.
Intramurals provide opportunities for participation in a wide range of individual and dual sports for both men and women. The varsity sports teams participate in the Washington Area Military Athletic Conference, and local military and civilian tournaments and leagues.
Youth Sports provides a co-ed and inclusive (special needs children) recreational and instructional sports program that includes the sports of basketball, baseball and soccer.
Emphasis is placed on fair and equal play, regardless of the skill level; teaching teamwork and good sportsmanship; and improving skill level. All youth sport coaches are volunteers and must be certified under the National Youth Sports Coach Association. Training includes basic coaching, coaching children with disabilities (inclusion), and sport specific.
The Youth Sports director and assistance director are both certified clinicians under the National Alliance for Youth Sports and teach training classes for coaches. All coaches are also required to undergo background checks. More than 100 volunteers participate in the Youth Sports program. For information, visit the Youth Sports office located at Barber Physical Activity Center, Building 2073, or call 703-784-9756 or 703-784-5637.
Semper Fit Branch
The Semper Fit Branch consists of a combined arms team of professionals with specialized expertise in sports management, health promotion and education, fitness and road race management, parks, aquatic and recreation.
The branch’s mission is to encourage, support and inspire healthy lifestyles by administering a "well-rounded" program that promotes personal involvement. Walk-in activities refer to self-directed participation in competitive, cooperative and individual activities. Access to facilities is open, without imposed design or direction. The Semper Fit administrative office is located on the lower level of Little Hall, 2034 Barnett Ave. For information, call 703-784-2014 or visit www.quantico.usmc-mccs.org.
Barber Physical Activity Center
The Barber Physical Activity Center is in Building 2073, Barnett Avenue. The facility is open Monday through Friday, 4 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday and holidays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Semper Fit Health Promotion Center is located in the Barber Physical Activity Center, Building 2073, Barnett Avenue, is staffed by both Navy medical and MCCS personnel. The center offers various health and fitness screenings that can be used by a personal trainer or the dietitian to design specific programs meeting individual needs.
The Semper Fit Center also provides educational classes and briefs to individual units for annual training and professional military education in support of the MCO on Semper Fit. Services are available for active duty, family members, military retirees, DOD civilians and reserve personnel. For information, call 703-784-3780 or 703-784-2183.
The Quantico Physical Fitness Program is located in the Barber Physical Activity Center, Building 2073, Barnett Avenue. Fitness programs include fitness assessment and exercise prescriptions, cardio-vascular conditioning programs, strength training and conditioning, group exercise programs, health promotion and exercise assistance, annual fitness events, the Annual Semper Fit fair, CPR training, massage therapy, the fitness lecture series and a variety of specialty programs. The Physical Fitness Program supports the Marine Corps PFT/CFT and weight control requirements. For information, call 703-784-2003 or 703-432-0593.